Perhaps an examination of his handwriting—an extraordinary specimen—can provide some clues to how his mind worked.
It seemed to me that there has been so much change in Congress, and the whole gridlock thing seemed ripe for examination.
Bruce Bartlett's The Benefit and the Burden starts off as an examination of America's tax code.
An examination of the eerie similarities between Litchfield Prison and Agrestic.
First, there was an examination of Madame Bettencourt in 2011, when she was 87, and four years after the events in question.
In 1873 I was a fourth-year man, going in for my Greats at the June examination.
From the moment of their arrest, the examination proceeded with great rapidity.
I guessed that this was the governor's room, and we should be put through our first examination.
You must propose an examination of his affairs on the part of the church.
Doctor Gys had rather impatiently awaited the young man's return to consciousness that he might complete his examination.
late 14c., "action of testing or judging; judicial inquiry," from Old French examinacion, from Latin examinationem (nominative examinatio), noun of action from past participle stem of examinare (see examine). Sense of "test of knowledge" is attested from 1610s.
examination ex·am·i·na·tion (ĭg-zām'ə-nā'shən)
An investigation or inspection for the purpose of diagnosis.